We're nearly at our charitable donation goal! https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/danceforhope
Dance For Hope II has so many jaw-dropping cameos that you have to rewatch it multiple times to catch all the little details. Have you seen it yet? https://youtu.be/G5oja5GkXmQ
These are extraordinarily challenging times we live in, and though we must all be physically separated right now, we are nonetheless all in this together. To further that message, the 1996 Lord of the Dance OG Troupe has reunited to ask for charitable donations to the link above -- donations which go to *three* different charities in the US, UK, and Ireland.
The stars of Dance For Hope II, in alphabetical order, read like the #IrishDance equivalent of an Olympic basketball Dream Team -- because that's what the '96 OG Troupe *are.* They're the handpicked chosen ones who followed Michael Flatley when he was down, took on the entire world -- and won.
Their names: Des Bailey, Aidy Bucke, Dec Bucke, Steven “Stunning” Brunning, John Carey, Kerrie Connolly, James Devine, Michael Donnellan, Helen Egan, Attracta Farrell, Bernadette Flynn, Denise Flynn, Mark Gilley, Karen Godfrey (nee McCamphill), Caroline “Flossy” Greene-Parfery, Catriona Hale, Fiona Harold, Kathleen “Fanny Ann” Keady-Walsh, Kellyann “Love” Leathem, Dearbhla Lennon, Patrick ‘Dr. Pat’ Lundon, Tony Lundon, Jim Murrihy, Cian Nolan, Daire Nolan, Gillian Norris, Sharon O’Brien, Damien O’Kane, Colleen Roberts, Mary Ann Schade-Lynch, Conor Smith, Dawn Thompson (nee Tiernan), and Areleen Torres.
Planet Ireland arises: 2021.